Ali Lapetina Visual Storyteller Founder @womenofbanglatown http://www.alilapetina.com/
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Fidel angel, owner of la cuscstleca, a salvadoran grocery store on michigan ave in southwest, detroit.
congratulations to the 2018 @neidetroit winners. neideas celebrates existing business in the cities of detroit, hamtramck, and highland park, michigan – rewarding those with the best ideas for growth. this year there was 26 winners, 77 percent of the winners are minority-owned businesses, while 65 percent are women-owned businesses. since 2014, 144 small businesses have received over $2.16 million.

comment 12 star 274 last month

It’s the little moments like these that keep me going. friends, @womenofbanglatown is 3 days away from the end of our kickstarter campaign. we’re 75% funded, we are so close. please help us reach our goal by backing this project.
funds will go towards paying local women to teach art and wellness workshops to girls and women, provide free transportation to and from women of banglatown, and contribute to artistry training for immigrant women. link in bio to support. #hamtramck #detroit #michigan

comment 20 star 457 September 2018

Please donate to the growth of the non profit organization i founded @womenofbanglatown. .
women of banglatown needs your support to help provide more free weekly art workshops and wellness classes for immigrant and first generation american girls and women in hamtramck, michigan. your donation is essential and any amount, even $10, will help us achieve our goals. link in bio for more information 🌿

comment 9 star 307 August 2018

A newly engaged couple celebrates at belle isle in detroit, michigan on july 29, 2018.

comment 10 star 451 August 2018

Newly immigrated syrian refugees wait in line for ice cream at an ‭eid al adha celebration in metro detroit, 2016. #worldrefugeeday #syrianamericanrescuenetwork

comment 23 star 507 June 2018

Graduation pictures line the dining room wall in @triceclark’s childhood home on balfour street in detroit’s morningside neighborhood.
listen — our balfour story: three generations, one block. podcast by @thecityproper for @michiganradio #onassignment

comment 19 star 386 May 2018

A mother watches her children and their father swim in the detroit river on memorial day in detroit, michigan.

comment 13 star 628 May 2018

Opening reception of my photo exhibition, the rohingya who made it to chicago - tomorrow may 25th, 7pm @olomancafe in hamtramck, michigan
#rohingyarefugees #rohingya #rohingyaamerican #muslim #muslimamerican #hamtramck #immigrants #refugees #myanmar

comment 15 star 490 May 2018

How has the year gone by already. happy 1 year anniversary to my other half @marty_coons #weddinganiversary #franklloydwright #detroit .
. 📷 @davidwilliambaum

comment 22 star 548 May 2018

Mornings in the center of town. #moulvibazar #bangladesh

comment 49 star 865 April 2018

The entrance to the home where i lived last month in moulvibazar, bangladesh. i miss hearing the children next door play their instruments and sing. i miss the morning ritual of taking sadia to school with her mother. i miss watching the sunset on the roof with a community of women.

comment 10 star 738 April 2018

Samsunnahar watches a local fisherman catch fish from the pond near her home in moulvibazar, bangladesh.

comment 33 star 1,250 April 2018